Hot & Cold Extremes – Member Show

Hot & Cold extremes, Member show

Hot and Cold Street Sign-FINAL 2017

Through your unique creative expression, this year’s theme invites you to step into the polarity of our world in any way you see suitable to you and your art. Hot vs Cold, Matter vs Spirit, Ego vs Consciousness. In 2017 the Ridgefield Guild of Artists wants to encourage you to find your balance between the opposites, or not!

Hot and Cold Extremes

A Themed Member Show

January 21 – February 12, 2017

Through your unique creative expression, this year’s theme invites you to step into the polarity of our world in any way you see suitable to you and your art. Hot vs Cold, Matter vs Spirit, Ego vs Consciousness. In 2017 the Ridgefield Guild of Artists wants to encourage you to find your balance between the opposites, or not!

Entry Fee   $15 per work

Important Dates

  • Receiving: Thursday, January 12, 5-7pm and Saturday, January 14, 12-4pm (Snow date:  Sunday, January 15, 12-4pm).
  • Opening Reception: Saturday, January 21, 4-6 pm (Snow date: Sunday, January 22, 4-6pm).
  • Show closes at 4 pm on Sunday, February 12.
  • Pick-up of all unsold work*: Sunday, February 12, 4-6pm, Monday, February 13, noon-2pm (Snow date: Tuesday, February 14, 12-2pm)
  • *All work must be picked up during regular pick-up hours or a $20 late fee will be applied. NO EXCEPTIONS.  If you cannot make these pick-up times, please make arrangements with a friend or family member to pick up your work for you within the time frames given. The Guild cannot be responsible for works left behind.  We have very limited storage space.

Criteria

  • Open only to RGA members. Membership may be renewed during receiving.
  • New members will be accepted at receiving and will be eligible to enter the show.
  • All artwork must be for sale.
  • All members are invited to submit up to 2 pieces of work in any media. Diptychs and triptychs are allowed but limited to one per person.
  • To allow enough space for all artists to display, work may not measure more than 48×48 inches.
  • Wall-hung work must be wired and ready for hanging unless there is an artistic reason to use another method. Saw-tooth hangers are not allowed, and all work must be secure in the frame.
  • Sculptors: if possible, please supply your own, labeled pedestals, or one will be selected for you. Work must not exceed 150 pounds.
  • Artists may be asked to install “special-need” installations themselves.
  • Recent pieces please! Work should have been created no earlier than 2013. Work already shown at the Guild will not be eligible.

Submissions

The three-part submission form must be filled out during receiving.

Sales and Indemnity

The Guild retains a 40% commission on all sales.  The Guild will take the greatest possible care of all submitted works but will not be responsible for any damage to or loss of work submitted, exhibited or left unclaimed.

Click here to download the show prospectus.

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